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Faculty Publication on Intimate Partner Violence as a Hidden Disaster of COVID-19

Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira and Professor Fred Buttel have published "The Hidden Disaster of COVID-19: Intimate Partner Violence" in Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.

The hidden and often unspoken impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV). This commentary addresses this issue and highlights a study undertaken to address this public health issue by generating empirical research on the relationship between COVID-19 and IPV.

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